Beer Review Archive

Widmer Brothers – Pitch Black IPA

Brewed by: Widmer Brothers Brewing Location: Portland, Oregon, USA Style: Black IPA ABV: 6.5% Commercial Description: Pitch Black IPa takes you to the dark side with our take on Cascadian dark ale. Debittered black malt lends a midnight hue along with rich, toasty malt flavor. Generous doses of alchemy and cascade hops provide a complex

Rogue – First Growth Pumkpin Patch Ale

Brewed by: Rogue Brewery Location: Newport, Oregon, USA Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: around 5.6% Commercial Description: Created with pumpkins grown on Rogue’s Micro hop and pumpkin yard in Independence, Oregon. Fresh pumpkins are picked, loaded into our truck, driven immediately 77 miles to our brewery in Newport, Oregon, quickly roasted, and pitched into the brew

Rogue – Dry Hopped St. Rogue Red Ale

Brewed by: Rogue Brewery Location: Newport, Oregon, USA Style: Red Ale ABV: 5.1% Commercial Description: Behind great beer there is a brewer, and behind great beef there is a bull. Fukutsuru (Fuku to his friends) is that bull. Ranked the top marbling bull in the U.S., Fuku is a Japanese Wagyu bull whose offspring produce

Crooked Line – Labyrinth

Brewed by: Crooked Line Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Style: Black Ale ABV: 13.2% Commercial Description: Enter the Labyrinth, a multi-dimensional black ale. Discover the complex intermingling of black licorice and toasted oak. Seek the subtle hints of bittersweet chocolate. Explore pairing Labyrinth with flavorful cheeses and rich desserts. Notes: Aroma 6/10 Appearance 4/5